By Jennifer Lee, Min Zhou

ISBN-10: 0415946697

ISBN-13: 9780415946698

Asian American early life covers issues comparable to Asian immigration, acculturation, assimilation, intermarriage, socialization, sexuality, and ethnic id. the prestigious participants convey how Asian American early life have created an identification and area for themselves traditionally and in modern multicultural the United States.

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So invisible are Asian Americans in the recording industry that many Asian American cultural workers consider making a mark on this scene as an urgent political and revolutionary project. Whereas cultural workers agree that Asians are invisible in the arts, they do not agree on the means by which to assert their presence. For instance, Fred Ho (1999), an Asian American jazz artist, argues that “just being there” is not enough. Moreover, Ho contends that because Asian American cultural work is revolutionary in nature, Asian Americans should be in control of the means of cultural production by establishing their own production companies.

7 percent (the lowest of all racial groups). These averages, however, mask the vast heterogeneity among the Asian ethnic groups. 5 Despite the geographical concentration in historically gateway cities, settlement patterns among Asian Americans are diverse. 3 million) in the United States. California is also home to the largest number of each of the six main national-origin groups. 2 million, of all Asians. Chinese, Indians, and Koreans are heavily concentrated in New York, but not Filipinos, 38 • Min Zhou Japanese, and Vietnamese.

California is also home to the largest number of each of the six main national-origin groups. 2 million, of all Asians. Chinese, Indians, and Koreans are heavily concentrated in New York, but not Filipinos, 38 • Min Zhou Japanese, and Vietnamese. Several other states are home to large populations of specific Asian-origin groups. For example, Texas has the second largest Vietnamese population, next to California. Illinois has the third largest Filipino population, next to California and Hawaii. Washington has the third largest Japanese population, next to California and Hawaii.

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